How long time until it hits the ground

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Homework Statement



A boy on a roller coaster dropped his shoe after 0,10. How long time will it take until his shoe hits the ground. The roller coasters acceleration is 34,37m/s^2


Homework Equations



First i started looking at a = delta v / delta t


The Attempt at a Solution



I have really no idea where to begin, not sure if it was acceptable to post this but i'd appreciate a tip or something that could get me started.
 

Answers and Replies

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You can figure out how fast the boy/shoe is moving after 10s.

What is the only force acting on his shoe after he drops it?
 

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